She’s been called the female Mel Blanc, but some people call Mel Blanc the male June Foray. The voice actress died last week at the age of 99. She worked for 85 years, starting with a role on radio in 1929 (playing an old woman) right up until a few years ago.
The New York Times has a sampling of her work., and here’s NBC’s segment on her passing:
I don’t know why there are so many close-ups but this is a fun interview with David Letterman on Norm MacDonald’s podcast:
Trailer for the new film about J.D. Salinger and the creation of The Catcher in the Rye:
This is going around the web this week. It’s an ad from a guy looking for a wife in 1865:
[via Max Roser]
“Throw up into your typewriter every morning. Clean up every noon.”
– Raymond Chandler, on writing